In South Boston Waterfront real estate news, it looks like the Atlantic Beer Garden and Whiskey Priest restaurants will be replaced by a 22-story, 124-unit condo building.The mixed-use condominium development, proposed last December,was approved this month by the Boston Redevelopment Authority. Designed by Elkus Manfredi, the glass building has a curvy exterior reminiscent of billowing sails.The proposal includes plans for open space and landscaping:
The Project will include a new Harborwalk on the north side of the Project site, which will extend out from the existing waterfront perimeter. This, along with additional Harborwalk that the developer is constructing adjacent...will complete the Harborwalk between Pier 4 and Commonwealth Pier, thereby allowing an uninterrupted Harborwalk along this entire stretch of waterfront.
In addition to residential use, the current plan allotsfor a 4,000 square foot garage and 10,700 square feet of retail/restaurant/entertainment space.The restaurants currently on the site are owned by The Cronin Group, who is proposing the condo building. The Cronin Group plans to partner with the South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation to fund creation of 46 affordable senior housing units at a residential project under construction at Pier 4.See the project proposal here.The developer currently leases 3,000 square feet of sidewalk from the City of Boston for outdoor seating at his current restaurant. He is seeking to purchase the sidewalk property from the city to complete this project.Read the Boston Globe's How Does $55,000 Sound for a Lot on Waterfront?If youhavequestions about buying or selling Boston real estate, please call me at617-584-9790, orsend me an email via the linkbelow.
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